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Category: Fifa

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‘We’re not little kids’: leading agents ready for war with Fifa over new rules

Mino Raiola and Jonathan Barnett, both senior members of the Football Forum, are threatening action over proposed changes“Fifa will not exist in 10 years’ time,” predicted Mino Raiola at the World Football Summit in November. Best known for representin…

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Could a Norway boycott of the Qatar World Cup change the future of football? | Håvard Melnæs

Football fans are asking leaders of the game difficult questions, and it all started with a club north of the Arctic Circle“Tromsø IL thinks it is time for football to stop and take a few steps back. We should think about the purpose of football and wh…

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Fifa takes no action over Norway protest as FA voices Qatar concerns

Norway players championed human rights in QatarFA sees ‘much more to be done’ over migrant workersNorway’s players will not be penalised by Fifa for championing human rights in Qatar. Confirmation emerged as the English Football Association indicated a…

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When it comes to the Qatar World Cup, look north to find a moral compass | Barry Glendenning

Norwegian clubs and players have taken a stand for migrant workers, but who is prepared to follow them? While we should expect no better from the ghouls at Fifa, it remains an enduring ignominy that over a decade after their decision to grant World Cup…

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Sepp Blatter gets new six-year ban from football after Fifa investigation

Former Fifa president found guilty of various chargesFormer secretary general Jérôme Valcke also bannedThe former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been given a new ban of six years and eight months from football, the world governing body has announced.T…

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Fifa opens cases against three Russian players for suspected doping violations

Three footballers investigated for suspected violations in 2013Two men and one woman reportedly under investigationFifa has opened disciplinary cases against three Russian footballers for suspected doping violations in 2013, the Russian Football Union …

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‘Another layer of adrenaline’: Infantino says VAR delays are improving football

Law change means goals to stand after accidental handballNew offside law proposed by Arsène Wenger to be trialled The president of Fifa, Gianni Infantino, has said that fans being made to wait for VAR decisions “adds another layer of adrenaline” as he …

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England one of only five countries to trial new football concussion protocols

Extra substitutes rule so far widely shunned by 211 Fifa nationsJapan, US, Netherlands and Portugal have also enacted rulingWorld football has widely spurned the opportunity to introduce concussion substitutes to the game, with just five countries tria…

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Match-fixing on rise during pandemic and ‘diversifying’ into new areas

Suspicious football friendlies increase from 38 to 62 in a yearTable tennis, esports and volleyball being targeted by fixersSport is facing a “massive spread in the cancer of match-fixing” during the Covid-19 era, investigators have said, with fixers d…

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Haiti football abuse investigation: Fifa suspends head of referees

Rosnick Grant cannot work in football for 90 daysFormer FHF president Yves Jean-Bart was banned for life Fifa has suspended the Haitian Football Federation’s head of referees, Rosnick Grant, from all football-related activities for 90 days as it contin…

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Haiti football abuse investigation: Fifa suspends head of referees

Rosnick Grant cannot work in football for 90 daysFormer FHF president Yves Jean-Bart was banned for life Fifa has suspended the Haitian Football Federation’s head of referees, Rosnick Grant, from all football-related activities for 90 days as it contin…

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Haiti football abuse investigation: Fifa suspends head of referees

Rosnick Grant cannot work in football for 90 daysFormer FHF president Yves Jean-Bart was banned for life Fifa has suspended the Haitian Football Federation’s head of referees, Rosnick Grant, from all football-related activities for 90 days as it contin…

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Haiti football abuse investigation: Fifa suspends head of referees

Rosnick Grant cannot work in football for 90 daysFormer FHF president Yves Jean-Bart was banned for life Fifa has suspended the Haitian Football Federation’s head of referees, Rosnick Grant, from all football-related activities for 90 days as it contin…

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Football supporters’ groups condemn European super league plans

Statement signed by fans’ groups at top clubsPlans ‘would destroy the European model of sport’Football supporters’ groups at top clubs across Europe have made a strong collective statement condemning proposals for a European “super league”, describing …

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Football supporters’ groups condemn European super league plans

Statement signed by fans’ groups at top clubsPlans ‘would destroy the European model of sport’Football supporters’ groups at top clubs across Europe have made a strong collective statement condemning proposals for a European “super league”, describing …

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Sarai Bareman: the Fifa executive bringing women’s football in from the margins | Samantha Lewis

The former Samoa international and only woman on Fifa’s reform committee is driving change from withinFrom her time as a player on the Samoan women’s national team to becoming deputy secretary general of the tiny Oceania Football Confederation, few peo…

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Players and clubs threatened with ban if they join European Super League

Fifa and continental confederations issue strong statementTheir competitions would ban any Super League participantsFifa and all six of football’s continental confederations have issued an emphatic joint rejection of any moves towards major clubs formi…

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Players and clubs threatened with ban if they join European Super League

Fifa and continental confederations issue strong statementTheir competitions would ban any Super League participantsFifa and all six of football’s continental confederations have issued an emphatic joint rejection of any moves towards major clubs formi…

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Fifa dismisses Kieran Trippier’s appeal against 10-week suspension

Defender could continue playing if Atlético appeal to CasEngland full-back banned for breaching FA betting rules Fifa has dismissed Kieran Trippier’s appeal against a ban for breaching Football Association betting rules, but there is still hope he coul…

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Fifa dismisses Kieran Trippier’s appeal against 10-week suspension

Defender could continue playing if Atlético appeal to CasEngland full-back banned for breaching FA betting rules Fifa has dismissed Kieran Trippier’s appeal against a ban for breaching Football Association betting rules, but there is still hope he coul…